OBITUARY

Mary Elizabeth Campbell

May 2, 1939July 23, 2019

Mary Elizabeth Campbell, age 80, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away on Tuesday July 23, 2019. Mary was born May 2, 1939 in Lanett, Alabama.

Mary is survived by her husband, Patrick L. Campbell; granddaughters Angelina D. Campbell and Daphne D. Wilson, nieces Tanya Frank, Tamara Hollis and Teresa Davidson. Mrs. Campbell leaves behind 6 great grandchildren, many friends and a host of extended family to cherish her memory.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents Allen B. Hollis and Thea Dora Speaks Hollis and her brother Allen B. Hollis Jr.

An avid fan of Alabama football, Mary missed very few games. She traveled from coast to coast to watch her team. She loved her church and volunteered often at Frazer UMC. She delighted in chatting and visiting with friends and family. Mary could strike up a conversation with anyone about anything. She loved the family gatherings in Lanett, Alabama where she grew up and was an active participant in the Lanett High School class reunions where she and lifelong friends reminisced about the past.

A visitation for Mary will be held Monday, July 29, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Frazer UMC, 6000 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36117 followed by a funeral service at 2:00 PM. A graveside will occur Tuesday, July 30, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM at Alabama National Cemetery, 3133 Hwy 119, Montevallo, AL 35115.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.WhiteChapel-GreenwoodFH.com for the Campbell family.

  • FAMILY

  • Patrick L. Campbell, Husband
  • Angelina D. Campbell, Granddaughter
  • Daphne D. Wilson, Granddaughter
  • Tanya Frank, Niece
  • Tamara Hollis, Niece
  • Teresa Davidson, Niece

Services

  • Visitation Monday, July 29, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 29, 2019
  • Graveside Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Memories

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Dennis Campbell

August 5, 2019

Mary’s passing deeply saddens us. She had an electric personality that shined through her smile and captivating friendship. Mary was a TRUE Bama fan and loved to stay up to date about her team. She gave freely her love and friendship to all who were Blessed to met her. You’ll go far before you find such a fine person as Mary; they just don’t happen in our lives that much. We will miss her and miss her deeply. But we have many fond memories of Mary to remember and cherish. We were Blessed to have known her and we treasure her memories.
Sirkka and Dennis “Soup” Campbell

Harry and Caroline Nelson

July 27, 2019

Mary’s love and commitment to the Lord were inspiring. She continued to attend Frazer services even in declining health; we were somewhat aware of her and Patrick’s generosity in contributing to His service. We believed the Lord brought her and Patrick together. Their Hawaii trips and Tide football games were a pleasure to hear about. Patrick’s tireless care and attention throughout Mary’s illness are evidence of his appreciation of a wonderful wife.
Her commitment to family was also an inspiration. They were most attentive in taking care of Mary’s Mother during last day of her life and we recall their traveling distances on many occasions to be with family and many special remembrances they provided for family.
She was a loyal, dear friend and regularly remembered special occasions with beautiful, carefully selected cards. When we’ve had opportunity to do small favors for her/Patrick, they have immediately returned with generosity. We believe it was the same with other friends.
She was a blessing in our lives and will be missed greatly.

John Kline

July 26, 2019

So blessed to have known Mary and Patrick since the early 80's. They met and began dating in the Singles Class I taught and through the Singles Ministry of my wonderful wife, Ann, at Frazer UMC--where Ann changed hundreds of lives. Mary is the one who talked me into also starting a class for couples after they married. And get this: I was the best man at their wedding held in the Frazer Chapel. Ann and I will rejoice when we see Mary and Patrick again in eternity.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY